• 71%
    141 votes
  • Rate this movie
    What did you think?
  • 346
    watchers
  • 370
    plays
  • 1.3k
    collected
  • 460
    lists
PosterPoster

El Topo 1970
NR

  • Alejandro Jodorowsky
  • December 18, 1970
  • 125 mins
  • Spanish; Castilian
  • Action, Adventure, Drama, Western
The Definitive Cult Spaghetti Western
El Topo decides to confront warrior Masters on a trans-formative desert journey he begins with his 6 year old son, who must bury his childhood totems to become a man. El Topo (the mole) claims to be God, while dressed as a gunfighter in black, riding a horse through a spiritual, mystical landscape strewn with old Western movie, and ancient Eastern religious symbols. Bandits slaughtered a village on his path, so El Topo avenges the massacred, then forcibly takes their leader's woman Mara as his. El Topo's surreal way is bloody, sexual and self-reflective, musing of his own demons, as he tries to vanquish those he encounters.

Actors

If you like El Topo, check out...

Loading...